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    Choice 1869 Standard Silver Quarter, Judd-742

    1869 Half Dollar, Judd-742, Pollock-823, R.5-6, PR 64 PCGS. The bust of Liberty faces right with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around and a scroll with IN GOD WE TRUST below. Liberty wears a cap ornamented with two large stars. William Barber's initial "B" can be seen within the folds of the ribbon at the back of the cap. Reverse: the denomination 50 CENTS and the date 1870 are within a wreath of cotton and corn, with the inscription STANDARD above. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Both sides are well mirrored beneath a rather deep coating of golden-violet and sea-green toning. (NGC ID# 29SS, PCGS# 60969)

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    August, 1999
    11th-13th Wednesday-Friday
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